Active Flexibility


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Active Flexibility

The ability to assume and maintain extended positions using only the tension of the agonist and synergist muscles whilst stretching the antagonist muscles
Example Hoisting the leg and holding it without external support.
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This principle relates to the fact that active flexibility stretching techniques are most likely to be most beneficial.